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Wirelessly Access Any of Your Naked Hard Drives With This Dock

Deep down you know that one day you should conglomerate that stack of hard drives full of random files into a single media server. But thanks to Thermaltake's new BlacX Urban wireless docking station, that one day doesn't have to be today. Just slap in any drive of your choosing and its contents instantly become accessible through all of your wireless devices. Read More >>

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A Cheap, Colourful Solar-Powered Watch That Requires No Maintenance

Q&Q (a company founded almost 40 years ago as part of Citizen) has finally made its once Japan-only SolarSmile watches available internationally. So for just $40 (£24.04)—with free shipping—you can get a simple timepiece that never needs winding, charging, or a new battery. Read More >>

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Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift

Gamers love Oculus Rift; the virtual reality system offers a mind-blowingly immersive way to experience digital worlds. Jaunt, a new tech company, brings the platform into live-action, cinematic territory. I saw their stuff. It was incredible. And it's a pretty big deal for movies and media. Read More >>

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TomTom Squeezes a Heart Rate Monitor Into its GPS Watches

When we reviewed the TomTom Runner GPS watch last year, we pointed out that if you wanted to monitor your heart rate, you'd need to buy an extra accessory. But for athletes looking to seriously train their bodies, metrics on how fast or far they ran, swam, or biked isn't enough. So TomTom has updated the Runner GPS with a new Cardio version that now includes an integrated heart-rate monitor. Read More >>

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Who Needs Towels When You Can Just Stand on a Full Body Air Dryer?

If you've yet to find a bathroom towel large enough to suitably dry you after a shower, the solution could be as simple as standing on this unique bathroom accessory for about half-a-minute. It looks like a weigh scale, but it's actually a dryer that blasts you with warm air to quickly and thoroughly dry you without the need for a towel. Read More >>

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Turn Your Car's Cup Holders Into a Wireless Smartphone Charger

Your car's cup holders were originally designed to hold beverages, but odds are most of us have repurposed them to hold our smartphones instead. So Zens has created a simple slotted insert that turns cup holders into chargers if your smartphone supports wireless charging. Read More >>

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Use Your Favourite USB Keyboard on Your Phone With This Backup Battery

It can be hard to choose a backup battery when the market is as flooded as the market for Bluetooth speakers and iPhone cases. Manufacturers are now finding ways to include added value with their emergency power supplies, like Cerevo's new EneBrick that can turn your favourite USB keyboard into a wireless Bluetooth accessory for your tablet or smartphone. Read More >>

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Supercut of Heroes Getting Geared Up Will Make You Want to Kick Ass

Before confronting great adversity, your favourite film hero has to prepare him or herself mentally, physically, and with massive weaponry. That's the delightfully simple premise of this supercut, which collects some of the best gearing up moments from film. Read More >>

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A Light-Up Alarm Completely Changed My Life

Slamming the snooze button over and over again is pretty much the crummiest, least restful way to kick off your morning, so consider this a public service announcement: A light-up alarm completely changed my life, and I think it can change yours, too. Read More >>

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A Rugged Touchscreen Watch That Looks to the Sun for Charging

Long before Samsung's Galaxy Gear entered the picture with its colourful LCD display, Tissot introduced a touchscreen watch to help alleviate button clutter. It was far from what we would now consider 'smart', but it made accessing the T-Touch's various functions a lot easier. While the latest version still doesn't connect to your smartphone, it's now able to soak up the sun for near-infinite battery life. Read More >>

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A Twelve-Track Sequencer That Plays Analogue Music Boxes

It's hard to get excited over something as antiquated as a music box when the when the phone in your pocket can play back a symphony. But there's still something oddly appealing about this twelve-track sequencer that skips the digital samples for a row of random music boxes. Read More >>

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How Motorola's Stunning New Smartwatch Was Designed

Motorola wowed us earlier this week with its sleek and incredibly watch-like take on the smartwatch. Now, Moto's design chief Jim Wicks has explained the creative process that led to the new device. Read More >>

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You Can Get the New Oculus Rift Dev Kit for Just £210

When we saw the Oculus Rift Crystal Cove headset at CES we were blown away. It was incredible. And now there's good news: you can pre-order your own for $350 (£210) today. It's not the final product but it's still fantastic. Read More >>

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LG's G Watch Will be One of the First Android-Wear Powered Smartwatches

It appears to be a banner day for smartwatch news. Engadget is reporting that LG is also cooking up a smartwatch of its own. It's coming out next quarter and will run on Google's just-announced wearables OS, called Android Wear. Read More >>

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Moto 360: This is Motorola's Slick Android-Wear Powered Smartwatch

We just learned about Android Wear for the first time, and now we're already getting inundated in new hardware. Here's a hot piece of gear from Motorola, the Moto 360. Billed as a more contemporary smartwatch thank the clunky wrist-bricks we've seen before, the Moto 360 will supposedly be available this summer. Read More >>

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Watch This Phone Screen-Protector Handle a Drill and Knives with Ease

There's nothing quite as frustrating as a deep gouge on your new phone's screen. Still, it can be hard to bring yourself to put on some stupid-looking screen protector. Unless it's as tough as this one that we attacked with a hammer. And a drill. Read More >>

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